back to the basics: reflections on human interaction

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back to the basics: reflections on human interaction NOTE: This is an old blog – one of a series of posts I wrote while interning as a “Design Ethnographer in training” at Stokefire, a strategy and design consultancy in the Washington D.C. area. This week brings my 6 month stint with Stokefire to an end…and what a 6 ...

A critical designer’s favorite muse

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NOTE: This is an old blog – one of a series of posts I wrote while interning as a “Design Ethnographer in training” at Stokefire, a strategy and design consultancy in the Washington D.C. area. (Originally posted on the Stokefire blog HERE!)  This is my fifth post inspired by one of the essays in the book “Design Anthropology ...

Can Design Ethnographers bridge the gap?

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NOTE: This is an old blog – one of a series of posts I wrote while interning as a “Design Ethnographer in training” at Stokefire, a strategy and design consultancy in the Washington D.C. area. This is my second post inspired by one of the essays in the book  “Design Anthropology – Object Culture in the 21st Century” by ...

More eyes see more, and one would hope differently…on design, innovation and chance observations!

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NOTE: This is an old blog – one of a series of posts I wrote while interning as a “Design Ethnographer in training” at Stokefire, a strategy and design consultancy in the Washington D.C. area.   Art by Charles Wilkin In my previous blog post, I introduced the concept of Design Ethnography in the context of Brand ...

Human-centered design thinking = Design Ethnography

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Curious to know what I do with my days? Check out my blog on Design Ethnography and how it applies to the daily grind here at Stokefire…Read it HERE or below Growing up, I have always been fascinated by people’s stories.  When I moved to the US from Germany by myself at age 19, my “ethnographic curiosity” ...